Ty Alper writes for Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2017
Arkansas’ version of the three-drug protocol is particularly troubling because the state does not even plan to use an anesthetic as the first drug. Instead, its protocol calls for midazolam, a sedative that cannot, at any dosage, render a person unconscious and insensate to pain and suffering.
Ty Alper quoted by Daily Emerald, Jan. 13, 2017
The petition “primarily used social media, and the word spread very rapidly. More than 1000 law professors signed on within the first 72 hours,” according to petition organizer and UC Berkeley Law faculty Ty Alper.
Ty Alper interviewed by KALW-FM, Jan. 11, 2017
“Jeff Sessions will be the ‘top cop’ in the United States and he will have broad jurisdiction and broad discretion over the enforcement of all of our nation’s federal laws. … And that’s why, I think, so many people are concerned–frightened–by the prospect of his leadership of that department.”
Ty Alper quoted by Daily Journal (registration required), Nov. 7, 2016
“It adds layers of bureaucracy to an already expensive and dysfunctional process,” said Alper. “By appointing unqualified counsel to represent people facing the death penalty, it risks injecting more mistakes into our capital punishment system.”
Ty Alper cited by San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 28, 2016
The professors, including Ty Alper … wrote that eliminating the statute of limitations could lead to wrongful convictions or slow the prosecution of sex crimes by removing an incentive for law enforcement and prosecutors to act quickly.
Ty Alper writes for Los Angeles Times, April 13, 2015
The problem facing states is more fundamental: They are seeking to impose the death penalty despite a global economic context in which much of the rest of the modern world abhors the practice. As long as that is the case, they are going to have problems finding pharmaceutical products to carry out executions.
Ty Alper quoted in The Daily Californian, November 9, 2014
“As cliched as it sounds, it takes a real strong organized grassroots campaign, and I was fortunate that I was able to put that together,” Alper said. “I think Berkeley is a small community, and when you have a lot of people working in camp, you can reach a lot of people.”
Ty Alper quoted in The Daily Californian, November 5, 2014
“I’m looking forward to working with this board and superintendent to keep moving the district forward, because we have a long way to go to be the district that we want to be,” said Alper, who secured the greatest share of the votes.
Ty Alper quoted in Berkeleyside, November 5, 2014
Whatever the outcome, Alper said, “The other candidates are really exceptional people who are so dedicated to the public schools. I’m so excited to work with them and Dr. Evans.”
Ty Alper quoted in The Daily Californian, November 2, 2014
“We have an opportunity in Berkeley that we don’t have in many other districts,” he said, “which is to better harness the resources at Cal, because we have this great research university in our backyard. As a faculty member, I’m excited about the new ideas I will bring to the table.”